IBS – Managing your Symptoms Irritable bowel syndrome more commonly called IBS can have a huge impact on your life. People with IBS can experience abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, cramps, gas, and diarrhoea and IBS outbreaks can leave you feeling miserable. These symptoms can anything from a few days to weeks. Whilst there is no…Details
We understand cancer is a scary thought but if you have a family history of oesophageal cancer or are experiencing any warning symptoms such as frequent heartburn it is worth seeing your doctor in order to be safe. The earlier cancer is detected the more treatable it is.
The oesophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. Cancer can affect any part of this tube and the risk increases with age. It is important to see a GI doctor if you are experiencing problems swallowing or have new heartburn or changes to pre-existing heartburn symptoms.
In most cases, these symptoms won’t be due to oesophageal cancer but it is important to get them checked.